Category Archives: Mystery

Sting

Sting by Jude Watson Grades 5 & up Great follow up to Loot! March, his twin sister Jules, and their friends Darius and Izzy are living their dream life after their last big caper when their father’s friend Hamish convinces … Continue reading

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Yours Truly

Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick Grades 4 & up The Pumpkin Falls Private Eyes are back in this sequel to Absolutely Truly. Truly has settled into her new town, and is enjoying the Maple Madness that comes with spring … Continue reading

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The Great Shelby Holmes

The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg Grades 4 & up John Watson has just moved to New York with his mother, after growing up on a variety of military bases. He meets his upstairs neighbor, Shelby Holmes, on move … Continue reading

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Dead Air

Dead Air by Michelle Schusterman Grades 4 & up This book about a ghost-hunting TV show is super fun and just the right amount of creepy! Kat Sinclair’s grandmother starred in horror movies and Kat has been watching them since … Continue reading

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Framed!

Framed! by James Ponti Grades 4 & up Florian Bates has moved a lot because of his parents’ jobs. In order to help him cope with constantly being the new kid in school, he developed TOAST. No, not the bread … Continue reading

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Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics

Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics by Chris Grabenstein Grades 4 & up Kids all over the United States are disappointed that they didn’t have a chance to compete in Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (I know, aren’t we all?), so Mr. … Continue reading

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FunJungle Mysteries

Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs Grades 3 & up Henry the Hippo, the not-so-beloved mascot of FunJungle, has just been found dead in Hippo River, possibly murdered. Since the FunJungle management wants to keep it on the down low, Teddy … Continue reading

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The Blackthorn Key and Mark of the Plague

The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands Grades 4 & up Christopher Rowe was fortunate not only to be chosen as an apothecary’s apprentice from the orphanage, but also to end up with a kind and clever master like Benedict Blackthorn. … Continue reading

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The Detective’s Assistant

The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan Grades 4 & up Based on the real-life cases of Kate Warne, the first female detective hired by the Pinkerton Detective Agency, this book imagines an eleven-year-old niece (Nell) for her. Nell has no … Continue reading

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The Tiara on the Terrace

The Tiara on the Terrace by Kristen Kittscher Grades 4 & up Fresh off their crime solving in The Wig in the Window, Sophie and Grace are volunteering at the Winter Sun Festival (which seems loosely based on the Tournament … Continue reading

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